Self care is defined as “The actions that individuals take for themselves, on behalf of and with others in order to develop, protect, maintain and improve their health, wellbeing or wellness“.
An understanding of self care means that people feel more confident in asking pharmacists for healthcare advice and reduces misuse of GP and A&E services.
We have 6 Pharmacies in our Care Community with full details here.
Despite the challenging circumstances our EXPERT PATIENTS PROGRAMME is still running.
This a six week self-management programme for those living with, or caring for, someone with a long term physical or mental health condition.
Please note due to Covid-19 restrictions this is currently been delivered virtually via Microsoft Teams. You can self-refer or ask for your Link Worker at your GP Practice.